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Mamtaz “Madhubala” Dehlavi

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Mamtaz “Madhubala” Dehlavi Famous memorial

Birth
New Delhi, New Delhi District, National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
Death
23 Feb 1969 (aged 36)
Mumbai, Mumbai City, Maharashtra, India
Burial*
Mumbai, Mumbai City, Maharashtra, India Add to Map

* This is the original burial site

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Actress. She received notoriety as a Bollywood actress. The Hindi cinema is often known as Bollywood and formerly as Bombay cinema. As a child, Madhubala had a small role in the movie "Basant," but she attracted notoriety and eventually became a star after her work in "Mahal." Her other movies include "Neel Kamal," "Amar Prem," "Chittor Vijay," and "Paras." She learned to speak English and enjoyed watching American movies. Madhubala married singer Kishore Kumar, but it was an abusive relationship and her husband was not faithful to her. At age 17, she was diagnosed with a heart problem, but she continued to act. She traveled to London hoping to receive treatment for her heart condition, but doctors stated she was not a candidate for surgery since they did not think she would survive the operation. During her last days, her family had to guard her to make sure Kishore would not harass her. When she died, she was buried with her diary.
Actress. She received notoriety as a Bollywood actress. The Hindi cinema is often known as Bollywood and formerly as Bombay cinema. As a child, Madhubala had a small role in the movie "Basant," but she attracted notoriety and eventually became a star after her work in "Mahal." Her other movies include "Neel Kamal," "Amar Prem," "Chittor Vijay," and "Paras." She learned to speak English and enjoyed watching American movies. Madhubala married singer Kishore Kumar, but it was an abusive relationship and her husband was not faithful to her. At age 17, she was diagnosed with a heart problem, but she continued to act. She traveled to London hoping to receive treatment for her heart condition, but doctors stated she was not a candidate for surgery since they did not think she would survive the operation. During her last days, her family had to guard her to make sure Kishore would not harass her. When she died, she was buried with her diary.

Bio by: Hermitess from VA

Gravesite Details

As she was buried inside the Santa Cruz Cemetery of Mumbai (Bombay), a Muslim burial ground, in 2010 her grave was destroyed due to the expansion of it and Muslims beliefs. Her remains were exhumed and their fate, or final deposition, is unknown.



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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Hermitess from VA
  • Added: Sep 27, 2005
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11832990/mamtaz-dehlavi: accessed ), memorial page for Mamtaz “Madhubala” Dehlavi (14 Feb 1933–23 Feb 1969), Find a Grave Memorial ID 11832990, citing Santa Cruz Cemetery, Mumbai, Mumbai City, Maharashtra, India; Maintained by Find a Grave.